2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 27 - Property and Conveyances
Section 27-11-70 - Effect of possession of lands five years before July 4, 1776.

SC Code § 27-11-70 (2012) What's This?

An actual peaceable and quiet possession of lands five years previous to July 4, 1776 shall be deemed a good and sufficient title and any grant obtained since that time, or which may be obtained, for such land is hereby declared null and void.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 57-57; 1952 Code Section 57-57; 1942 Code Section 8688; 1932 Code Section 8688; Civ. C. '22 Section 5210; Civ. C. '12 Section 3447; Civ. C. '02 Section 2361; G. S. 1769; R. S. 1880; 1787 (5) 40.

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